A Montage of Old Time Radio Excerpts originally broadcast from August 24 to October 3, 1936.
Starring Cecil B. DeMille, The cast of the Major Bowes Amateur Hour, The cast of the Jello Summer Show, Eddie Cantor, Irene Ryan, Walt Disney, The 1936 New York Giants, Mickey Mouse, The 1936 New York Yankees, Donald Duck, the 1936 Chicago Cubs, Stoopnagle and Budd, the 1936 Chicago White Sox, President Roosevelt, and more.
Old Time Radio at its funniest, and most sentimental.
Amos ‘n Andy
Nick Carter, Master Detective
Merry Christmas to you and the people you love, from me and from this group of great entertainers.
This episode spans March 4 to May 27 1936.
We are lucky that Soundscape #5 is featuring Fred Allen.
Fred was a legendary wit, his improvisational style and warmth made him a favorite in Vaudeville, on the radio and later on television.
His partner in show biz and real life, Portland Hoffa, was one of the most popular Dumb Dora character actors of her era, second only to the great Gracie Allen.
The depression continues but America makes the best of it! FDR, Fred Allen, Gracie Allen, Rudy Vallee, FDR, Helen Keller.
The Fleischmann’s Yeast Hour – Rudy Vallee – Franklin Roosevelt – The March of Time -The Hour of Smiles – Fred Allen – The Jack Benny Program – Milton Berle – George Burns – Gracie Allen – Portland Hoffa – Mary Livingston – And More!